Jeffrey Szymanski

Jeffrey Szymanski

Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Education: BS Northern Michigan University, Biochemistry
Graduate Program Affiliation: Physiology
Research Interests: Undecided
Clinical Interests: Undecided
AdvisorDonald DeGracia, Ph.D., Physiology



  1. Szymanski JJ, Jamison JT, Degracia DJ. Texture analysis of poly-adenylated mRNA staining following global brain ischemia and reperfusion. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2011 Apr. 6. (Epub ahead of print).
  2. DeGracia OJ, Jamison JT, Szymanski JJ, Lewis N1K. Translation arrest and ribonomics in post-ischemic brain: layers and layers of players. J Neurochem. 2008 Sep;106(6):2288-301. Epub 2008 Jul 8. Review.


  1. Szymanski JJ. Binding properties of the Caenorhabditis elegans receptor associated protein. Wayne State University Department of Chemistry, October, 2004. Detroit, MI.
  2. Szymanski JJ. RAP binding to LRP in Caenorhabditis elegans. Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics, November, 2004. Argonne National Laboratory, Chigaco, IL.
  3. Jamison JT, Monique KL, Szymanski JJ, Kimball SR, OeGracia OJ. Redistribution Of mRNA After Global Brain Ischemia And Reperfusion. Translational Control, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, 2008; 108.

Academic and Professional Honors:
2010-Graduate Student Research Day, 1st Place for Oral Presentation
2009 – Instructor, Year 1 Endocrinology Conference, Wayne State University School of Medicine
2008-present – Ad Hoc reviewer-Histology and Histopathology, Journal of Neuropharmacology
2008 – Invited Presenter, Wayne State Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Grants/Fellowships: NIH Fellowships award 2009
AHA Predoctoral Fellowship, reviews pending.

Outside Interests: biking, skiing, backpacking